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Metro Detroit therapy center, the Birmingham Maple Clinic, recently had Calder Kaufman, PsyD, LLP, clinical therapist at Birmingham Maple Clinic offer a workshop to the rest of the staff to teach
Neuroscientists have found that fear reactions can occur in the olfactory system before the brain has had an opportunity to interpret and associate a particular odor with trouble.
Robert Forney, who suffered brain damage from exposure to IED explosions in Afghanistan, is the seventh winner of CollisionMax's Metal of Honor project. Trevose,
Private contractors who worked in Iraq, Afghanistan or other conflict environments over the past two years report suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder and depression more often than military personnel who served in recent conflicts.
Using a special type of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), researchers have found that soldiers who suffered mild traumatic brain injury (MTBI) induced by blast exposure exhibit long-term brain differences.
With almost half of American mothers describing their births as traumatic, health care providers often wonder how to best prepare mothers for a subsequent birth.
A Ben-Gurion University of the Negev (BGU) study indicates that children are more likely to develop Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) if their mother is already afflicted.
New research suggests that women with PTSD are at higher risk for obesity, which could be compounded during the holidays. Fort Lauderdale, Fla (PRWEB) November
Adjustment Disorder is commonly known as situational disorder as well. It is often considered a significantly smaller situation than anxiety disorder or post-traumatic stress disorder with a usually less intense stressor than those of the more extreme disorders. Symptoms Because the disorders are similar, Adjustment Disorder and PTSD have similar symptoms like general loss of interest, a feeling of hopelessness, depression, and anxiety. Although they have similar symptoms, Adjustment...
Acute Stress Reaction (ASR), also referred to as shock or Acute Stress Disorder (ASD), is a variation on Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). Symptoms ASR can often escalate to ASD. Symptoms of acute stress reaction include a change in attention, disorientation, daze and confusion. After these symptoms occur, victims suffering from ASR can often become withdrawn from their surroundings or experience panic anxiety paired with impairment and extreme emotions of sadness, anger and fear....
Posttraumatic stress disorder (commonly known as PTSD) is a severe anxiety disorder characterized by adverse anxiety-related experiences, behaviors, and physiological responses that results from exposure to an event that causes psychological trauma. Examples of events that could lead to PTSD include the threat of harm or death to oneself or to someone else, or witnessing an event that overwhelms the individual's ability to cope. Diagnostic symptoms for PTSD include flashbacks or nightmares,...